Stella Flader Samuels (of counsel)
ADMITTED TO THE BAR in 1954 in British Columbia (np)
ADMITTED TO THE BAR in 1983 in Quebec
University of British Columbia;
University of Toronto
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Probating wills, will search, opening of successions, liquidation of estates, contestation of wills, challenges to liquidators;
Divorce, separation, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, parental authority, conjugal violence, permission to travel, recognition of paternity.
International Family Law
Recognition of foreign judgments, execution of foreign judgments, permission to move with the child (children), execution of Quebec judgments abroad, recognition of jurisdiction (especially in cases involving European countries), contestation of jurisdiction.
General litigation, collections.
Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, partial permanent injuries, total temporary injuries, assistance for minor injuries, victims of violence.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Me Stella Flader Samuels is a member of both the Bar of British Columbia and the Bar of Quebec. His training in both civil law and common law legal systems constitutes an invaluable resource in cases with cross-border implications in family matters or in international law. She also has extensive experience in inheritance matters.
Me Flader Samuels was invited to sit as governor for the Fondation du Barreau du Québec. Social commitment is important to her and she sits on numerous boards of directors of companies and non-profit associations.
Me Flader Samuels was one of the first female lawyers to graduate from British Columbia Law School in 1954. She has played a major role in the success of this firm for over half a century! As a long-term manager of the Kalman Samuels law firm, Me Flader Samuels has been an essential asset to the leading position our firm occupies today.
Although Me Flader Samuels no longer accepts new clients, she remains fully available to share her knowledge and experience with the young lawyers in our firm. In addition, she continues to represent many of her long-standing clients.